Victory At Sea

Victory At Sea

Victory at Sea was a 30 minute weekly World War II documentary that ran on NBC for one season. The series ran from October 1952 to April 1953 for a total of 26 episodes. Over 13,000 hours of archival film footage from the U.S., British, German, and Japanese navies were gathered and edited for use in the episodes. Victory at Sea covered everything from the opening stages of the war in the Atlantic to the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the end of the war and to both V-E and V-J days. Victory at Sea is also remembered for its eloquent narration and great background music. The show was also nominated for an Emmy in 1953 for "Best Public Affairs Program" and went on to win the Emmy in 1954 in the same category.

Episode Info

Final: 1x26 -- Design for Peace (Apr/26/1953)

Japan's surrender and its aftermath is recounted in this series finale.
Leonard Graves (1)Leonard Graves (1)
voiced Narrator


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This was awesome viewing I never missed an episode as long as this series ran I loved the theme song it does my heart good to be able to watch some American History . Bravo Victory At sea. Read more

Review posted on Friday, November 14th 2008 at 3:53 am

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Creator: Henry Salomon
Executive Producer: Robert Sarnoff
Producer: Henry Salomon
Editor: Isaac Kleinerman
Music: Richard Rodgers
Other: Walter Karig

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Classification: Documentary
Genre: History | Military/War
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Sundays at 05:30 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: October 26, 1952
Ended: April 26, 1953
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